Screen opinion: Time for a truce
The threat of an actors' strike in Hollywood takes on a somewhat surreal aspect when the global economy is collapsing around our ears. Last year's writers' strike took place against the backdrop of a hedge-fund boom. The studios had fallen spectacularly on their feet after a difficult period. Back then, the billions looked as safe as, well, banks.
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